Republican groups sue Gov. Newsom over voting. Plus California churches reopen

Governor Newsom’s vote-by-mail executive order is facing a legal challenge from Republicans. Credit: REUTERS/Mike Blake.

Governor Newsom’s executive order to allow everyone to mail in their November ballots is facing a legal challenge from Republicans. They say the governor’s move was a “brazen power grab.” 

Meanwhile, Governor Newsom is now allowing places of worship to hold services at 25% capacity or 100 people  max, whichever is lower. This comes after the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals sided with Newsom over his initial stay-at-home order banning in-person services.

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Jessica Levinson - Professor, LMU's Loyola Law School in Los Angeles - @LevinsonJessica

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